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Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1 (S.C. 2015, c. 36)

Act current to 2021-04-05 and last amended on 2020-09-01. Previous Versions

Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1

S.C. 2015, c. 36

Assented to 2015-06-23

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 21, 2015 and other measures

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

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 This Act may be cited as the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1.

PART 1Amendments to the Income Tax Act and to Related Legislation

Income Tax Act

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Income Tax Regulations

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Canada Pension Plan Regulations

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Insurable Earnings and Collection of Premiums Regulations

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PART 2Support for Families

DIVISION 1Income Tax Act

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DIVISION 2Universal Child Care Benefit Act

Amendments to the Act

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Related Amendments to the Children’s Special Allowances Act

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:July 1, 2015

 This Division comes into force, or is deemed to have come into force, on July 1, 2015.

PART 3Various Measures

DIVISION 1Federal Balanced Budget Act

Enactment of Act

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 The Federal Balanced Budget Act, whose text is as follows and whose schedule is set out in Schedule 1 to this Act, is enacted:

[See Federal Balanced Budget Act]

DIVISION 2Prevention of Terrorist Travel Act

Enactment of Act

Marginal note:Enactment

 The Prevention of Terrorist Travel Act is enacted as follows:

[See Prevention of Terrorist Travel Act]

Related Amendment to the Canada Evidence Act

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DIVISION 3Intellectual Property

Industrial Design Act

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Patent Act

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Trade-marks Act

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  •  (1) [Repealed before coming into force, 2015, c. 36, s. 70]

  • (2) [Repealed before coming into force, 2018, c. 27, s. 239]

Coordinating Amendments

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Coming into Force

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  •  Footnote *(1) Sections 44, 45 and 47 to 49 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day must not be before the day on which sections 102 to 113 of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 come into force.

  • Marginal note:Order in council — Patent Act

    Footnote *(2) Sections 50 to 53, 55 to 62, 64 and 65 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day must not be before the day on which sections 114 to 141 of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 come into force.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 50 to 53, 56 to 62, 64 and 65 in force October 30, 2019, see SI/2019-46.]

  • Marginal note:Order in council — Trade-marks Act

    Footnote *(3) Section 67 and subsection 69(2) come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council, but that day must not be before the day on which section 357 of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 comes into force.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Section 67 in force June 17, 2019, see SI/2018-100; subsection 69(2) repealed before coming into force, see 2018, c. 27, s. 239.]

  • Marginal note:Order in council — sections 46, 63 and 68

    Footnote *(4) Sections 46, 63 and 68 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Section 46 in force November 5, 2018, see SI/2018-45; sections 63 and 68 in force November 5, 2018, see SI/2018-49.]

  • Marginal note:Twelve months after royal assent

    Footnote *(5) Sections 54 and 66 come into force 12 months after the day on which this Act receives royal assent.

  • Marginal note:Subsection 69(1)

    Footnote *(6) Subsection 69(1) comes into force on the first day on which both section 359 of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 and section 68 are in force.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Subsection 69(1) repealed before coming into force, see 2015, c. 36, s. 70.]

DIVISION 4Compassionate Care Leave and Benefits

Canada Labour Code

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Employment Insurance Act

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Transitional Provisions

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Coming into Force

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DIVISION 5Copyright Act

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DIVISION 6Export Development Act

Amendments to the Act

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Footnote * This Division comes into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

DIVISION 7Canada Labour Code

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

Footnote * The provisions of this Division come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

  • Return to footnote *[Note: Section 87 in force September 14, 2015, see SI/2015-78; sections 88 to 92 in force September 1, 2020, see SI/2020-49.]

DIVISION 8Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act

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DIVISION 9National Energy Board Act

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DIVISION 10Parliament of Canada Act

Amendments to the Act

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Transitional Provisions

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Consequential Amendments

Canada Post Corporation Act

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Federal Courts Act

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Financial Administration Act

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Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act

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Government Employees Compensation Act

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Public Service Superannuation Act

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Radiocommunication Act

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Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act

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Non-smokers’ Health Act

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Official Languages Act

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Public Sector Compensation Act

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Public Service Employment Act

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Expenditure Restraint Act

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DIVISION 11Employment Insurance Act

Amendments to the Act

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Transitional Provision

 [Repealed, 2016, c. 7, s. 230]

Consequential Amendments

Modernization of Benefits and Obligations Act

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Budget Implementation Act, 2000

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DIVISION 12Canada Small Business Financing Act

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DIVISION 13Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act

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DIVISION 14Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act

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DIVISION 15Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

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Coming into Force

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  •  Footnote *(1) Sections 168 and 170, subsection 171(2) and section 174 come into force on a day to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Sections 168 and 170, subsection 171(2) and section 174 in force July 31, 2018, see SI/2018-47.]

  • Marginal note:Order in council

    Footnote *(2) Subsections 169(1) and (2) and 171(1) and (3) and sections 172, 173 and 175 come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

    • Return to footnote *[Note: Subsections 169(1) and 171(1) and (3) and sections 172, 173 and 175 in force October 18, 2017, see SI/2017-58.]

DIVISION 16First Nations Fiscal Management Act

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Coming into Force

Marginal note:Order in council

Footnote * The provisions of this Division come into force on a day or days to be fixed by order of the Governor in Council.

DIVISION 17Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act

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Consequential Amendments to the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Act

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Coordinating Amendment

 [Repealed, 2016, c. 7, s. 115]

Coming into Force

Marginal note:July 1, 2015

 This Division comes into force, or is deemed to have come into force, on July 1, 2015.

DIVISION 18Ending the Long-gun Registry Act

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DIVISION 19Privilege for Supervisory Information

Trust and Loan Companies Act

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Bank Act

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Insurance Companies Act

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Cooperative Credit Associations Act

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Transitional Provisions

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SCHEDULE 1(Section 41)

[See Federal Balanced Budget Act]

SCHEDULE 2(Section 166)

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